Groups and Workshops

Please check back for the winter quarter schedule.

Please click each link listed here or scroll down to find meeting information and descriptions for the following support groups and workshops. Groups will not meet on campus holidays. 



Athlete Drop-In Group

  • Meets in person: Schedule TBA
  • PE41k – PE Complex

This is a supportive space where athletes can meet with a MHWC therapist to discuss if therapy is right for them.  All student athletes are welcome. No appointment is needed. 

This space is not meant to provide therapy services, but introduce the process to athletes who may benefit from seeing a therapist on campus. Private individual support is not guaranteed and depends on how many students join, as well as how many counselors are participating.



LGBTQ+ Group

  • Meets in person: Schedule TBA
  • Pride Center: Library 138

Come together to explore and discuss your identities in a safe and welcoming and confidential environment.

This group is for those who may be questioning their sexual or gender identity and would like support, and for those who may feel clear in their identity and would like support navigating a cix/heteronormative atmosphere. The group will have a flexible structure and free food will help you explore and gain insight on such topics as

  • Academic stress
  • Anxiety
  • Culture
  • Depression
  • Family concerns
  • Future goals
  • Gender identity
  • Life balance
  • Loneliness
  • Microagressions
  • Relationship stress
  • Sexuality


Women's Drop-In Group

  • Meets in person: Schedule TBA
  • If interested, please send an email to MHWC@deanza.edu 

Come together in community for this affirming intersectional, female-identified peer discussion group.

This group will involve giving and receiving support and facilitating empowerment as members engage in self-exploration, gain insights and build connections.

Topics for discussion include

  • Anxiety
  • Body image concerns
  • Conflict resolution
  • Culture
  • Depression
  • Family dynamics
  • Identity exploration
  • Identity stressors
  • Life transitions
  • Relationship stress
  • Self-esteem
  • Sexuality
  • Wellness practices


Zentangle Wellness Workshops

  • Meets online: Schedule TBA

Looking to reduce stresscalm your bodybe creative and have fun? All Foothill and De Anza students, faculty, and staff are invited to Zentangle gatherings this Fall.

The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. The recommended supplies are a micron, gel, or felt tip pen (ball point not recommended); some plain paper, bullet journal or 3.5 inch square tile; a graphite pencil; and a blending stump or q-tip — but anything you have at home is great.

These wellness workshops are co-hosted by Foothill College Psychological Services, Foothill Wellness Ambassadors and Foothill Project Hope Club.  


Are You Looking for Crisis Counseling or Help Services?

For information about crisis counseling or to make an appointment with a therapist, please contact the Mental Health and Wellness Center at 408.864.8868.

You can also find information about crisis counseling and support resources outside of De Anza by visiting our Counseling resources list.


Keep In Touch!

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LGBTQ+ Students

Check out this list of scholarships and resources


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